China

New Trends Vol. 1, No. 4 (January 1946)

The Vol. 1, No. 4 (January 1946) issue of New Trends, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from September 1945 until August 1946.

Views and Comments No. 35 (May 1959)

The No. 35 (May 1959) issue of Views and Comments, an anarcho-syndicalist leaning publication produced out of New York by the Libertarian League from 1955 until 1966.

Wildcat strikes at Walmart China

Walmart workers at four stores across China have utilised social media to launch a series of coordinated wildcat strikes against the company’s imposition of a new work schedule that enables management to change work hours at short notice and reduce overtime payments.

Goals and methods of the anarchist-communist party - Liu Shifu

Manifesto written by Liu Shifu for the Chinese anarchist paper People's Voice in 1914.

International Council Correspondence Volume 3, Number 9-10

The Volume 3, Number 9-10 (October 1937) issue of International Council Correspondence.

"China on Strike" book talks, San Francisco Bay Area, 6-7 April 2016

China on Strike book cover

China on Strike is the first English-language book that provides an intimate and revealing window into the lives of workers organizing in China’s most profitable factories -- supplying Apple, Nike, Hewlett Packard, and other multinationals. This book has dozens of interviews with Chinese workers, documenting the processes of migration, changing employment relations, worker culture, and other transformations related to China’s explosive growth.

China: reading guide

Little red book poster

Libcom.org's reading guide on China, China's history and the working class movement in the region.

Cultural revolution at the margins: Chinese socialism in crisis

Yiching Wu's pathbreaking 2014 book, providing key insights into the contradictions of Mao-era socialism, "ultra-left" efforts to supersede them, and how the Maoist-initiated mass movements and then suppression thereof in the late 1960s laid the foundations for the consolidation of a new ruling class and China's integration into global capitalism. One of the most important books on PRC history from a Marxist perspective.